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Spanish tuna vessel arrested for shark fishing off Gabon

 
 
 

Great white shark off the coast of South Africa. Photo: Schalk van Zuydam/AP/SIPA  The crew of a Spanish tuna fishing vessel have been arrested off the coast of Gabon for illegally catching sharks without the proper licence and stripping them of their fins, marine conservation group Sea Shepherd said on Monday (October 1).

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GHANA | The strong survive

 

Credits: Nicholas Seun Adatsi/Bloomberg via Getty Images
High levels of non-performing loans, a stricter central bank and new capital requirements are big challenges for Ghana's banks in the year ahead

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Nigeria country focus: Playing monopoly

 

French President Emmanuel Macron hits the stage with Tony Elumelu after visiting fela kuti’s shrine.  Photo: Sunday Alamba/AP/SIPAVested interests and cartels are major stumbling blocks for Nigeria's development. New faces, ranging from younger politicians to app developers and agriculturalists are striving to disrupt Nigeria's elites and buck the system 

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Profile: Abubakar Suleiman, Chief executive officer, Sterling Bank, Nigeria

 

All rights reservedSuleiman talks to The Africa Report about the lessons learned after getting burned by investing in the oil and power sectors, and how the banks plan to study five key sectors to avoid that mistake

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"Setting a standard" - Laurence do Rego

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A passionate advocate for good governance, Togo’s Ecobank executive and former whistleblower says banks must help facilitate cross-border operations in the new free-trade era

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"What the people want" - John Odigie Oyegun

John Odigie Oyegun - Credits: Olamikan Gbemiga
Apro-democracy activist and former governor of Edo State in the oil-producing Niger Delta, John Odigie Oyegun is chairman of the ruling All Progressives Congress. In that capacity, he led a committee to produce policy proposals to reform the constitution.

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